Are you struggling with inventory management? Are you in need of improving efficiency within the warehouse? Inventory management is a serious topic that requires continual improvement to maintain optimum business processes and provide the best possible customer service when fulfilling offers. Here are four ways you can improve inventory management in your warehouse.Read More
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Do you have real time access to your distribution center? Can you anticipate problems or identify them as they occur? Do you become aware of inefficiencies as they occur or after the fact? Most distributors will agree that inefficiencies within the distribution center are extremely costly to business. If left unresolved these inefficiencies can lead to reduced profits as well.
Once distributors are aware of this they realize their need for increased visibility into the supply chain. This way they can address broken processes and increase the effectiveness in their distribution centers. Gaining this detailed intelligence is tricky, particularly if you are not using the right technology.Read More
Were you less than thrilled with the results of your latest marketing campaign? Compared to all of the time, money, and effort spent, are you pleased with the return on your investment? If you aren’t fully satisfied with the results of your marketing campaigns, perhaps it is time to explore the possible reasons why. Although it is possible there were problems with the marketing campaign, the methods, the offer, etc. the reason for its poor performance may stem from a different reason all together.
Sometimes, ineffective marketing campaigns indicate a problem with the customer relationship management (CRM) strategy. Customer engagement could be the key to improving the results from your marketing efforts. Engaging with your customers should go far beyond making an initial sale or pitching new products. Show your customers that your organization is trustworthy, and available for more than just selling them products and services. In fact, with the rise of social media companies are engaging more casually, and more often with their customers. Utilizing your social media pages to interact with customers can go a long way in establishing a relationships that goes beyond selling. Creating that foundation will build trust and increase your chances of being able to effectively help them solve problems and enhance their business with the products and services you offer.Read More
Operational expenses are a significant line item on the budget that business will often look at to see where they can reduce costs. Things like rent, employee benefits, services such as internet and IT, can really add up. Although costly they are necessary at the same time.Read More
Understanding the Cloud:
Are you confused about the cloud? If so, you’re not alone. Many people talk about the cloud but don’t fully understand what it really means. Cloud computing is a great tool that can benefit your business, but first, you must understand what the cloud is.
In essence, the cloud is a storage space for data. All of your files, even your software can be stored on the cloud. Since all of this data is being stored in the cloud rather than on a hard drive, on a physical computer, you can have access to your information, anywhere, at any time. Take for instance, banking. There was a time when your financial data could only be accessed by physically going into the bank. With the cloud, you have access to your financial data online, and can access it anytime from any device.
Whether it is to do with fear and uncertainty or whether the on-premise or anti-cloud enthusiasts are propogating false information, there are currently a number of myths regarding cloud computing security that need to be debunked.Read More
When was the last time you looked at your human resources (HR) department to evaluate processes? Are all aspects of your organization functioning at optimum capacity, or are you barely getting the most important tasks accomplished? While it may not seem to be as important as finance or sales, the HR department plays a significant role in your business. Ineffective processes within the HR department can impact other areas of the organization, hindering your business productivity and efficiency.Read More
Could you use some guidance to get the most out of your Sage business systems and applications? No matter how long you have been using your system, you can always learn more. As competition among companies increases, the need to improve the efficiency of your business solutions becomes even greater. For the past 18 years, BAASS Connect (formerly Accpac Live) has been a place where businesses can learn best practices to increase their competitive advantage and maintain staying power in today’s ever-changing business world. As one of the largest partner conferences in North America, BAASS Connect can connect you with all the information you need to take your business software to the next level.Read More
When it comes to managing your customers, you have one of two ways to go about it: you can engage in conversation when your customers reach out to you for a service or new product, or you can pursue an active relationship with your customers and prospects so you are always in front of them. It does not take much to see that one way is far superior to the other. If you are leaving your customer relationships to chance and only interacting with prospects when they contact you, the chances of meeting your sales goals are not very high.Read More
Are you looking for ways to increase efficiency within the warehouse? Do you find that human error is the cause of costly mistakes time and again? Inefficient processes and inaccurate data can lead to significant problems in the warehouse and beyond. Whether you are dealing with inaccurate inventory numbers leading to overstock or understock situations or you are missing shipment deadlines due to inefficiencies in the order fulfillment process, the impact of operational inefficiencies can be felt across the organization and even impact your company’s profitability.Read More